Birth: August 27, 1761, New Providence, Bahamas
Death: March 3, 1849, Georgetown, District of Columbia
Jane Marshall Rucker Macomb was the wife of Alexander Macomb, Sr. and the mother of Edwin Bennett Macomb. She is buried with Edwin in Section 1, Grave 302-B, Alrington National Cemetery.
They were originally buried in the Old Presbyterian Burial Grounds in Georgetown, D.C. However, they were moved from there to Arlington National Cemetery (Section 1, Grave 302B) on 12 May 1892.
Jane (Janette) Marshall Rucker Macomb, second wife of Alexander Macomb, Sr.
Jane was age 36 at the time this was painted in NYC in 1797. She is the mother of
Edwin Bennett Macomb as well as the grandmother of Daniel Henry Rucker.
and William Alexander Rucker. She was born 27 August 1761, at Nassau,
New Providence Island. and died 3 March 1849, Geogetown, D.C.
Courtesy of Marshall Davies Lloyd
MACOMB, JANE M W/O ALEXANDER
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/02/1849
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/12/1892
- BURIED AT: SECTION PLOT SITE 302
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- WIFE OF ALEXANDER MACOMB MAJOR GEN USA
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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